Singing a Hindu Nation: Marathi Devotional Performance and Nationalism

Singing a Hindu Nation: Marathi Devotional Performance and Nationalism

by Anna Schultz

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199730834
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/13/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Anna Schultz earned the Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology from the University of Illinois. She is an Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at Stanford University, where she works on Marathi kirtan, Indo-Caribbean music, paraliturgical Indian Jewish music, and country/bluegrass music.

Table of Contents

Notes on Transliteration and Orthography
About the Companion Website
1. Introduction. Standing on Narad's Mat: Nationalism and
Hindu Performance in Western India
PART I: Marathi Kirtan and Modernity Before 1947
2. Naradiya Kirtan for "Modern Educated People"
3. Rashtriya Kirtan: Resisting Modernity, Devotionalizing Nationalism
PART II: Nationalist Kirtan Within and Beyond the Post-Colonial State
4. "From 'Home Rule' to 'Good Rule'": Nationalism and Kirtan After Independence
5. The Re-Institutionalization of Marathi Kirtan: Hindutva Networks and Gender
PART III: Performing a Hindu Nation
6. Performance, Genre, and Politics in Rashtriya Kirtan
7: Sudhatai Dhamankar: Embedded Embodiments
8. Yogeshwar Upasani: The Collision of Genres and Collusion of Participants...
9. Conclusion

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